How to Root Huawei Honor 8 Pro Safely

 

The Huawei Honor 8 Pro comes with a 5.7 inch QHD screen. Huawei Kirin 960 HiSilicon CPU used to power on the Huawei Honor 8 Pro. RAM equipped with 4 GB and built with a 64 GB internal storage. Huawei Honor 8 Pro uses a dual camera configuration on the back and there is an 8 MP camera at the front. It runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat) out from the box.

 

Huawei Honor 8 Pro has made its way in various regions. The phone was taken by the some developer and as a result, the TWRP recovery came out. You can now modify your new Huawei Honor 8 Pro as you wish. TWRP recovery also means that you can Root your Honor 8 Pro now. Before installing TWRP and forwarding your phone, you need to unlock your bootloader. Here in this guide, let’s take a look at the method to unlock the bootloader of Huawei Honor 8 Pro. After unlocking the Bootloader, install TWRP and you can Root Huawei Honor 8 Pro.

 

IMPORTANT

The methods to flashing and customized coverings and Rooting the device are very personalized. Flashing and Rooting your Device is never recommended by the manufacturer. In case whrn something goes wrong the device manufacturers or the Bestrootapps are not responsible. Make sure you do everything at your own risk.

Also the specific method works only on Huawei Honor 8 Pro. Don’t try this any other Devices, even on any other Huawei Devices.

 

Pre Requirements

  • Install Huawei Drivers on your PC
  • Download and setup ADB Folder on your PC
  • Backup your entire Huawei Honor 8 Pro
  • Download below files.
    TWRP Recovery tool (twrp-3.1.1-1-duk.img)
    (Rename the TWRP Recovery.img file as img)
    SuperUser (Official PHH SuperUser Beta 310)

 

Unlocking the Bootloader on Huawei Honor 8 Pro

  1. Create a Huawei ID on this site, if you don’t have one.
  2. fill out the details the site requires.
  3. You will also need your Huawei Honor 8 Pro IMEI number to be filled on this site.
    (To get the IMEI number just dial *#*#1357946#*#* on the dial pad)
  4. Fill out everything on this site and click submit button
  5. You will receive an unlock code here, save it and continue.
    (this code is valid only for 14 days)
  6. Now go to ADB Folder on you PC and open command prompt window.
    (right click on empty space on the folder while holding the Shift, and click Open command window here)
  7. Now connect your Huawei Honor 8 Pro to the PC using the Data Cable.
  8. Now on the command prompt, type in the below command boot your Huawei Honor 8 Pro into Fastboot mode
    adb reboot bootloader
  9. Now to unlock the Bootloader type in the below command and press enter. Replace the unlockkey with the unlock key that you saved earlier.
    fastboot oem unlock [unlock key]
  10. Once it is done type in the last command to reboot your Device.
    fastboot reboot

Now the Bootloader is Unlocked on you Huawei Honor 8 Pro.

Installing TWRP Recovery on Huawei Honor 8 Pro

  1. Open the platform tools folder extracted from ADB Folder
  2. Copy the TWRP Recovery.img into the folder
  3. Now the in this folder, open the command prompt window.
    (right click on empty space on the folder while holding the Shift, and click Open command window here)
  4. Connect your Huawei Honor 8 Pro into the PC
  5. Now provide the below commands in order one by one to install TWRP Recovery on your Device.
adb devices

This command will return you a code verifying the connection.

adb reboot bootloader

This command will reboot your Huawei Honor 8 Pro into the Bootloader mode

fastboot devices

This command will verify that the Device is connected properly in fastboot mode or not.

fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

This command will flash TWRP Recovery into your Huawei Honor 8 Pro

fastboot reboot

This comment will reboot your Huawei Honor 8 Pro

 

Root Huawei Honor 8 Pro

  1. Reboot your Huawei Honor 8 Pro into TWRP Recovery mode.
    (Turn off your Huawei Honor 8 Pro and hold Power and Volume up buttons at the same time for few seconds to power on it in TWRP Mode)
  2. Now connect your Huawei Honor 8 Pro to the PC
  3. Now click the Mount and Mount the Data Partition or Internal Partition
  4. Connect the Huawei Honor 8 Pro into the PC
  5. Copy the SuperUser file into your Device
  6. Once it is copied disconnect your Huawei Honor 8 Pro from the PC
  7. Now in TWRP menu, click Install > Install zip and locate the copied SuperUser zip file
  8. Swipe right to confirm Flash
  9. Once the flashing is done reboot your Huawei Honor 8 Pro.
  10. Now go to the Google Play Store and install Phh’s SuperUser application.
  11. That’s all

FAQ

1.What’s the code status?  25. June 2017
2. which H8 Pro models are supported? every model should be supported.
3. Can i use this TWRP with decrypted /data?  Yes you can! (Check FAQ)
4. Can i install Magisk?  No (encrypted /data), Yes (decrypted /data)
5. Does official SuperSU work?  No (encrypted /data), Yes (decrypted /data)
6. ETAs?  No.

 

Now you have successfully gained Root access on your Huawei Honor 8 Pro. Now you can customize and make modifications with your Huawei Honor 8 Pro.

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